Tag Archive: meander migration

May 13 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/13/13): Drought in California, Catawba River Flooding

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This week: Bad news from the latest California snow survey reading means reservoirs will be drawn even further, the Catawba River overflows its banks in North Carolina, Lake Mead and Lake Powell heading towards their lowest levels ever, a cool Google timelapse of a meandering channel in Peru, and a very good review of the …

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May 10 2013

Stunning Willamette Historical Stream Channels Poster

When I started as an intern while still in college 13 years ago, my first task was digitizing a hundred print outs of historical meander bank lines that were drawn by J.C. Brice. I sat at the old school digitizing table for 12 hours a week and loved it actually. My effort as an intern …

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Nov 23 2011

Fluorescent Stream Processes on Video

Here is another fantastic and interesting video from our friends at Little River Research and Design. This time they use their Emriver stream table and add fluorescent elements to the demonstration which further highlights the river processes from meander migration to aggradation and degradation to other facets of sediment transport. Fluorescent Emriver Stream Table from …

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Oct 07 2011

Managing the Mississippi Video

The video for this week is a bit longer but it discusses some of the history and procedures of the river engineering of the Mississippi and the Corps of Engineers’ work to keep the channel where it currently is. It’s interesting in how they lay out the revetment and the number of people it takes …

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